1: 2: 3: Pag: Pos: Hei: Sta: Upd: Vie: Sto: Nav:

German Shorthaired Pointer

Breeding group : Sporting
TOP
BREED RATING
BREED ATTRIBUTES
BREED DETAILS
USER COMMENTS
PICTURES & VIDEOS
 
COMPATIBILITY:
XX%
TAKE TEST TO
FIND OUT
         
BREED RATING
view all pictures & Videos
Upload a photo or video

Intelligence:
Trainability:
family friendly:
Dog friendly:
Watch/guard dog:
Affection/Dependance:
Energy:
Playfulness:
Exercise needed:
Space needed:
Aggressiveness:
Tendency to bark:
Grooming Requirements:

BREED ATTRIBUTES

GENERAL  
Breed group: Sporting Type: Pure Breed
Talent: Hunting, Retrieving, Tracking, Watchdog

PHYSICAL  
Size: Medium Weight: 55-70 lbs Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: Black, Black & White, Brown & White, Dark Brown / Chocolate

ATTRIBUTES  
Life Expectancy: About 12-15 years Rarity: Common Availability: Easily available
Climate: Good for every climate
BREED DETAILS

GENERAL
The German Shorthaired Pointer comes from the old Spanish Pointer, which was brought to Germany in the early 1600?s. However, it is impossible to know the exact origins of the German Shorthaired Pointer, the best candidates would be the Schweisshund, the Foxhound, other hounds and also the Italian Pointer.

COLOR
The German Shorthaired Pointer can come in combinations of liver and white ticked, liver patched and white ticked or liver roan.It can also come in solid liver color.

COAT
The coat of the German Shorthaired Pointer is short, thick and tough. Hairs are softer, thinner and shorter on ears and head and are longer under the tail and on back of haunches.

PERSONALITY
The German Shorthaired Pointer is a loyal and protective dog that loves to be with family members; it constantly needs to be near people and is very cheerful and friendly. Liking children, these dogs make excellent family pets if enough exercised. If left alone for a long time, they might become bored and destructive. German Shorthaired Pointers are extremely energetic and need to have daily chances to spend their energy. Smart and willing to please, these dogs are quite easy to train.

CARE
The German Shorthaired Pointer is generally a healthy breed, but some can be prone to epilepsy, hermaphrodism an lymphedema. Some other minor concerns are gastric torsion, entropion, VWD, pannus, OCD and CHD. Very easy to take care of, the German Shorthaired Pointer needs to be brushed regularly and bathe only when necessary. The ears must be checked regularly and the coat must be dried after hunting.

TRAINING
The German Shorthaired Pointer is quite easy to train, but tend to be stubborn, so it needs patient and firm training.

ACTIVITY
The German Shorthaired Pointer is an extremely energetic dog that will take as much exercise as you can give it. They need a lot of daily exercise or they might become destructive.

See More
 

GERMAN SHORTHAIRED POINTER DOGS FOR ADOPTION

MORE ABOUT COCOA »
COCOA
GERMAN SHORTHAIRED POINTER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
COMMENTS
 


 
 
FEEDBACK
Feedback
Name
Email
Message
350 characters left
SEND FEEDBACK
Suggest a Name
Name
Please provide a name
This name already exists
Gender
Please indicate gender
Language Origin
Please indicate origin
SUBMIT NAME